Assistant Track & Field Coach – University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Institution: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Location: Minneapolis, Minn.

Salary: Starting at $50,000

Job Description

Summary of Duties:

Coaching (40%)

Assist Director in all aspects of developing and maintaining a competitive Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Program within the NCAA and Big Ten Conference.
Instruct and teach student-athletes in fundamentals of event technique and collaborate with strength trainers on planning and executing strength training.
Plan and execute practice and competition plans for High Jump, Multi-events, and the Pole Vault.

Recruiting (40%)

Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes to the University of Minnesota whose athletic skills make them highly competitive in the Big Ten and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for a meaningful academic experience and graduation from the University of Minnesota.

Administration (20%)

Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in Facility Management, Operations, and duties as assigned.
Attend continuing education designed to further event and sport knowledge base.
Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student-athletes to help them achieve full potential.
Provide opportunities for student-athletes to develop life and leadership skills.
Represent in a positive fashion the University and its athletic programs in private and public forums.
Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletics department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and the general public.
Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations of the Department, the University, the Big Ten Conference, and the NCAA.
Assist in advancing the department’s mission, vision, and strategic plan including its commitment to equity and diversity.

Job Categories

NCAA Division I

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